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Peppermint Cloud Rice Pie

No recipe image available.A festive winter holiday pie with a chocolate cookie crumb crust filled with a creamy rice pudding and spread with whipped topping laced with crushed peppermint candy.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 cups cooked rice
3 1/2 cups milk - divided use
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 (9-inch) chocolate cookie crumb crust
1 (1.25-ounce) envelope whipped topping mix
1/3 cup crushed peppermint candy

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine rice, 2 1/2 cups milk, sugar and salt in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 20 to 25 minutes, or until very thick and creamy, stirring occasionally.
  2. Beat eggs with 1/2 cup milk. Stir into rice mixture. Cook 2 minutes. Add butter and vanilla. Cool. Turn into crumb crust. Chill.
  3. Combine topping mix and remaining 1/2 cup milk; whip until it stands in stiff peaks. Fold in peppermint candy. Swirl on top of pie before serving. Garnish with bits of peppermint candy, if desired.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the USA Rice Federation.